December 14th, 2012

Burnham PPS Porky Pie Blooper

Still no apology from Debbie Abrahams following her Eoin Clarke-inspired question to the PM. Andy Burnham’s PPS claimed that Virgin Care was a donor to the Tory party and that it had shareholders on clinical commissioning group boards, allegations Clarke has had to issue a grovelling apology for. With Abrahams ignoring the subject on twitter and elsewhere, a co-conspirator got in touch last night to point Guido towards a tweet from two days ago:

Telling NHS porky pies even when presented with the facts? Talk about eating your words…


16 Comments

  1. 1
    Margaret Moran says:

    I’m a lot less depressed than I was yesterday. It’s a pity I’ll have to stick a pencil up my nose from time to time over the next couple of years but it’s better than the Big House.

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    • 5
      Huffy Auld Git says:

      I am glad you are feeling better today Margaret. I noticed the trial aged you considerably. But fortunately that trip to the pub, revitalised you immeasurably. Careful with the pencils though as damaging your only braincell could be harmful.

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      • 11
        Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

        Good luck Margaret, you are inspirational. If I ever get fingered, I will use the ‘Moran’ defence. Boaz.

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  2. 2
    He who no longer posts says:

    Supposing you posted a page and no one came?

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  3. 3
    Common Decency says:

    Abraham’s should apologize, and perhaps be fired.

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  4. 6
    Jerf says:

    A Labour attack dog. Throw this one a stick and she’ll happily fetch it.

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  5. 7
    Jimmy says:

    “a co-conspirator got in touch last night to point Guido towards a tweet from two days ago”

    The sheer white knuckle ride that is blogging summed up in a sentence.

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  6. 12
    Yawn says:

    Abraham is thick as pigshit.

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  7. 13
    I d on't nee d no doctor says:

    Labour women model themselves on Harman, so what do you expect?

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  8. 15
    David B says:

    But that is what they think. It’s a mantra that facts are irrelevant to

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  9. 16
    Sir henry birkin says:

    I would pork her

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